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  • The best legal recruiting firm in the world

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    I have been working at Major Lindsey & Africa full-time

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    Smart, supportive and highly ethical colleagues. Supportive management. Great brand. If you are interested in legal recruiting at all, you need to try to work for this firm. The recruiters are truly dedicated to delivering great value to clients and to treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve. This work atmosphere is great - the folks here work hard and play hard. People genuinely try to help each other.


    It's a commission business so it can be tough. The benefits are good, the company values are great and there is lots of room for professional growth. If this were a salaried job, it would be perfect.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with us a bit more about the strategic vision. The annual meeting is great but we need to hear more than once a year.

Major Lindsey & Africa Interviews

Updated Feb 2, 2015

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    There were three rounds of interviews. None of the questions asked were job related. They mainly want to know what type of personality you have and whether you will mesh well with their current team.

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Best Legal Recruiter, National Law Journal, 2013

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Headquarters Hanover, MD
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1982
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with... More

Mission: - Be the partner of choice for our clients, meeting their evolving local and global recruiting needs.

- Be the trusted advisor to top candidates in our markets... More

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